The young star of Illawarra Hawks, LaMelo Ball, seems to have played her last game in the NBL as the NBA draft approaches.
News Corp He reports that Ball manager Jermaine Ball confirmed that the guard will not return to the NBL court for the rest of the season.
Ball suffered a bone bruise injury on December 8 of last year and has been marginalized since then.
The report states that the 18-year-old doctor was authorized by doctors, but that he would have to train for at least six more weeks before he was considered fit enough to play again.
“Yes, it’s over,” Jackson said. News Corp.
Ball joined the NBL as part of the league’s Next Stars program, which aims to help young athletes create a path to the NBA.
Today’s news is not a big surprise, as Ball will probably use this time to prepare for the next NBA Draft in June this year.
The American is expected to be one of the three best in the draft.
The ESPN drill conducted last month by expert scouts Mike Schmitz and Jonathan Givony had Ball in the first place.
In his 12 games for the Hawks, Ball averaged 17 points, 7.4 rebounds and 6.8 assists per game.